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Court weighing whether graffiti mecca was protected by law

NEW YORK (AP) — Four years after a graffiti-covered warehouse complex was whitewashed then demolished in New York City, the street artists whose work was destroyed are getting their day...
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 08:39

Spanish PM aims to take over Catalan govt; residents aghast

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Spanish government announced an unprecedented plan Saturday to sack Catalonia's separatist leaders, install its own people in their place and call a new regional election,...
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 08:33

New Zealand's new leader impresses by answering the phone

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — When an Australian journalist wanted to find out how to correctly pronounce the name of New Zealand's incoming prime minister, he — unknowingly — went...
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 08:32

FC Barcelona chief backs Catalan leaders in clash with Spain

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on Catalonia's effort to break away from Spain and the Spanish government's response: (all times local): 5:15 p.m. FC Barcelona President Josep Maria Bartomeu...
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 08:28

Transcript errors and omissions prolong Jodi Arias appeal

PHOENIX (AP) — Jodi Arias' case remains a headache for Arizona's court system long after her televised murder trial had spectators lining up to get seats in the courtroom, attorneys...
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 08:28

Funeral starts for soldier at center of Trump fight

COOPER CITY, Fla. (AP) — Mourners filled a church in Florida on Saturday to honor a U.S. soldier whose combat death in Africa led to a political fight between President...
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 08:27

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on military death, and taxes

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's boast that he surpasses his predecessors in consoling families of the fallen proved empty this past week as many stepped forward to say they'd...
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 08:18

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on military death, taxes, judges

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump boasted this past week that he surpasses his predecessors in consoling families of the fallen. That claim is hard to sustain. Associated Press interviews...
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 08:17

13 soldiers killed in latest attack on Niger's military

NIAMEY, Niger (AP) — Authorities in Niger say unknown assailants have killed 13 soldiers in the West African country. Saturday's attack occurred in the town of Ayorou near the border...
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 08:16

The Latest: Fallen soldier's funeral begins in Florida

COOPER CITY, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the funeral of U.S. soldier killed in Niger earlier this month (all times local): 11:10 a.m. A funeral service has begun for...
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 08:13

Puerto Rican MLB players bond over hurricane _ and WhatsApp

NEW YORK (AP) — When the Houston Astros' owner offered Carlos Beltran charter aircrafts to send relief aid to Puerto Rico and evacuate cancer patients from the island after Hurricane...
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 08:09

US: DNA test confirms top Filipino terror suspect is dead

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The U.S. government says DNA tests have confirmed the killing of one of the FBI's most-wanted terror suspects who the Philippine military reported was killed by...
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 08:04

54 Egyptian police killed in ambush, say officials

CAIRO (AP) — At least 54 policemen, including 20 officers and 34 conscripts, were killed when a raid on a militant hideout southwest of Cairo escalated into an all-out firefight,...
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 08:03

New Orleans museum Halloween tour highlights the macabre

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Talk about spooky: a Halloween-themed tour of New Orleans' grisly history opens next week and it's not for the squeamish. There's a photograph of a shrine...
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 08:00

Man convicted in fatal drive-by shooting of professor, teen

CLEVELAND (AP) — A jury has convicted an Ohio man in the fatal shootings of a college instructor and a teenage boy earlier this year in Cleveland. Twenty-seven-year-old Charles Walker,...
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 07:58

The Latest: US condemns Mugabe role as 'goodwill ambassador'

GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's leader as "goodwill ambassador" for the World Health Organization (all times local): 5 p.m. The United States has joined in condemning the choice...
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 07:57

Malta offers $1.18 million to discover who killed reporter

VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — Malta's government is offering a 1-million ($1.18 million) reward and full protection for anyone with information on who killed an investigative reporter with a car bomb...
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 07:52

Czech Republic sees shift to the right in parliamentary vote

PRAGUE (AP) — Partial results Saturday from the Czech Republic's parliamentary election showed the centrist ANO (YES) movement led by populist billionaire Andrej Babis heading toward a decisive victory in...
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 07:45

Malta's government offers 1 million euro reward and protection to discover who killed investigative reporter

VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — Malta's government offers 1 million euro reward and protection to discover who killed investigative reporter.
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 07:41

Tillerson's Mideast aim is a Saudi-Iraqi axis against Iran

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has arrived in the Middle East for several days of diplomacy, and he's hoping to achieve something that's eluded top...
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 07:39

Man arrested near Denzel Washington movie set is in jail

BOSTON (AP) — A Boston man arrested near the set of the film "Equalizer 2" starring Denzel Washington is being held in jail on robbery and carjacking charges. The Suffolk...
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 07:39

Wildfires plunge vineyard workers, owners into same struggle

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — When wildfires ignited in California wine country, the flames plunged wealthy vintners into the same desperate struggle as their low-wage laborers. The fires were the deadliest...
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 07:35

Voter advocates push Illinois to exit multistate database

CHICAGO (AP) — Voter rights advocates are pushing Illinois election officials to withdraw from a longtime multistate voter registration database over questions of accuracy, security and voter suppression. They're also...
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 07:31

After years of influence, GOP kingmaker's future uncertain

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina political strategist Richard Quinn boasts a client list that includes GOP notables like Lindsey Graham and John McCain. Quinn's indictment this week on criminal...
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 07:30

Belarusian opposition activists rally urging leader to go

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Some 200 people have rallied in the Belarusian capital of Minsk, calling for the resignation of the president who has ruled the former Soviet republic since...
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 07:20

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